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Do you have a liking for marketing or want to build a career around it? Do you possess that creative spark to create invaluable content? A knack for blogging, photography or videography? Maybe you have already worked in the industry. Bring your passion, experience or just your pure intention to learn and help, to market Hampi to the rest of the world, along with relevant project initiatives. Facilitate building a sustainable future for Hampi and its residents. It is not possible to bring change overnight. But you can be that important step to bring about that change.
All of this, while you immerse in a new culture living with your host family, discover Hampi’s numerous secrets everyday and go on short adventures over the weekends with your crew.
Although we invite individuals from any academic or professional background to join this role, we appreciate contributors with knowledge and experience, as it provides a learning curve for both amateurs and the community!
You will be primarily marketing Hampi as a tourist destination. Along the same lines, you will be receiving the opportunity to market all the initiatives that come under Rebuild Hampi. Use the traditional forms of media to fulfill your objective like by collaborating with the local print media, and running a campaign. However, more innovative methods are always welcome!
Get a real experience of using new-age marketing to serve your bidding. Content writing, Digital media management, Vlogging, Graphic Designing, all are examples of the same! But it does not end there. Become a Digital Guru, as you provide the Hampi-ites with the same skills required to make their home visible to the rest of the world!
We envision to convert Hampi into a tourist-centric destination. Sustainable in nature, instead of being overly-crowded and having a detrimental impact.
By simply marketing the initiatives, we would not be able to achieve our desired aim. The skills required for the same has to be passed down to the original inhabitants. A unique opportunity to teach.
Marketers can help us to support gender equality. Equip stay-at-home women with the skills that deem necessary in the marketing world.
Hampi. An exciting hub, full of innovation and opportunities. Allow the efforts of the businesses to be visible worldwide. Utilize, create and design specific marketing strategies.
At every step, we are there to help. We provide enough support so that you can make an impact in this community. From the host families to the project leaders, everyone is extremely experienced and would be glad to assist you in any problems you face
Look forward to what the day has to offer. Wake up in the ancient habitat of Hampi as you are served breakfast at 8:30. Freshen up, and get ready. By 9:30, join your fellow voluntourists for an exciting day. Get greeted by Novoto executives, as they take you to the common site for the work.
Get together with the group, discuss and implement innovative ideas for marketing Hampi as a tourist destination.
At noon, we make a stop for lunch and refreshments. After lunch, we continue with the planning and execution that facilitates our vision. Enjoy your day.
After 5 PM, the evening is kept free for a range of independent activities with fellow voluntourists. Occasionally, there shall be organised social events in the evening.
Finally, dinner is provided by the homestay. Rest and think about the fond memories created.
At Novoto, we aim to transform the perspective of voluntourism from one of humanitarian relief to one of cultural exchange. We believe that the impact of cultural exchange is more powerful than simple humanitarian relief.
International flights booked for arrival/ departure have not been included in our travel fee. It must be purchased separately.
However, in case of any enquiries, you can contact us.
There are multiple international flights landing in Bangalore. We will be picking you up from the Bangalore airport.
During departure, you can catch a train to Bangalore or transportation to the airport can be arranged on request.
You will be required to obtain either an Indian E-Visa (you can check your eligibility here – httpss://www.visahq.co.uk/) or apply in person at your nearest Indian Embassy prior to your travels.
The project has been curated with the most observant prior to due diligence. Any additional expenses individuals incurred during the tour are at their own discretion, such as any shopping and souvenirs they might wish to purchase, additional meals, and activities not provided by your host family and weekend getaways.
For the volunteering project of two weeks, you would be better off with a light packing. Carry comfortable footwear and light clothes. Make sure you carry the essentials- your passport, VISA, flashlights, and Indian currency.
Oh also, leave some room in your suitcases. You never know what you might like to buy here!
No, tipping has not been included in your travel plan. It’s up to you to decide the amount for the same. We totally respect your discretion.
We very much believe in privacy. Hence, we are sorry that we cannot reveal their names. However, we have a wide range of travellers from all over the world who you will meet on your first day
No need to worry! We have our on-ground team for your assistance. Besides that, you can get in touch with us through our social media handles on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can also call us directly on our helpline.
As much as we would LOVE you to join us, it will be difficult for us to accommodate you in an already on-going trip.
Good news? You are more than welcome to extend your stay, but the expenses for the same have to be taken by you.
Unfortunately, no. We leave that to your discretion to book travel insurance of your choice.
Definitely! Your entire experience would be well-documented in the form of videos, and also in other means as approved by the group.
April to September is summer in Hampi where temperatures are generally pleasant, around 40 C. From October onwards the temperatures start going down averaging around 25 C during the day.